Cedar Ridge performs during the first day of the Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival last year at the Litchfield Fairgrounds in Litchfield. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal file

LITCHFIELD — Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival is celebrating its 60th festival June 20-23 at the Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Road.

The event will feature the Blistered Fingers Kids Academy, a free, relaxed, informative three-day music program for children for ages 6-18. The focus is how to play, sing and perform bluegrass music. Students can bring their own instruments and commit to the three day program. The students all get a free T-shirt and perform a couple of songs as a group on the main stage.

Performers include: The Gibson Brothers, Nothin’ Fancy, Country Gentlemen Tribute Band, Kevin Prater Band, Katahdin Valley Boys, High River, Hemingway Brothers, Robinson’s Bluegrass Gospel, a your host band Blistered Fingers.

Day passes cost $25-$40.

Information on camping, weekend passes and other details are available at blisteredfingers.com or contact Sandy Cormier at blist-f@blisteredfingers.com, or 207-873-6539.


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